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Richard V. Carrick Community Leadership Award Nominations Now Being Accepted

February 8th, 2017

Nominate a United Way Agency for The Richard V. Carrick Community Leadership Award. The deadline for nominations is Friday, March 10, 2017.

Click here to download the selection criteria

Click here to download a list of United Way Funded Partners

Click here to download the nomination form

The Carrick Award recognizes a United Way funded partner for excellence in leadership, collaboration, and achievement. The award is accompanied by an honorarium of $5,000 to support  staff in pursuing professional and leadership opportunities.

 Funded partners nominated for The Carrick Award should exemplify the following:

  • Demonstrates leadership in working collaboratively with other organizations and systems to implement innovative responses to community needs;
  • Develops and communicates a clear and compelling vision of a stronger community;
  • Engages in strategic planning to effectively address community needs and opportunities; and
  • Exhibits a strong commitment to and advocates for diversity and inclusion.

Nominations may be submitted by UWCO funded partners, other community organizations, individual members of the community, and UWCO staff. Self-nominations are welcome.

Please submit the following materials:

  • A completed nomination form.
  • A description, in no more than three typed pages, of how the funded partner demonstrates the above characteristics, with supporting data and examples.
  • Two letters of support are required with your nomination; no more that 2 single-sided typed pages.

To view a list of United Way of Central Ohio funded partners, click here.

Return completed nominations by email to:

Evelyn Rivera
Community Impact Department
United Way of Central Ohio
360 South Third Street
Columbus, Ohio  43215

Questions? Contact Evelyn at (614) 227-2742 or at

The deadline for nominations is 5:00 p.m. Friday, March 10, 2017.

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